While a direct link between heart disease and stress is yet to be established, individuals who’re continually under stress often make lifestyle choices that increase their likelihood of developing diseases like heart disease. According to the APA (American Psychology of Association), Americans engage in harmful behaviors such as smoking, comfort eating, poor diet choices, and inactivity to help manage stress.
Stress emanates from your body’s reaction to real and perceived harmful situations. When you sense danger, the body enables you to react and get away from harm’s way. This reaction is referred to as the stress response or “fight or flight” response. During the stress response, the blood pressure rises, muscles tighten, breathing quickens, and heart rate increases. This is
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